Who can benefit from an estate plan?
Almost everyone can benefit from a carefully prepared estate plan. When you create an estate plan, you are putting in place a set of personalized legal arrangements covering some of the most important things in your life: your children, your spouse, your health and your property…[Read more]
What is the difference between a will, living trust, durable power of attorney and advanced health care directive?
Your will designates how your property will be distributed after your death and who will take care of your minor children (if your spouse is no longer living). If you die without a will, the State of California writes a will for you and leaves your property to your spouse and next of kin according to certain rules that you may not agree with…[Read more]
Why is a living trust so important?
A living trust can be a great tool for saving time, money, emotional trauma and headaches for those who assume control over your estate upon your incapacity and afterwards at death. During your lifetime, you remain in complete control over how your assets will be managed. There are many advantages to a living trust…[Read more]